The shows presented here are digitized from the tapes of a group of dedicated Bob and Ray fans. These reels were recorded, collected and traded over the years. Some were produced by a person rushing to the radio, pushing the record button and holding a mike near the speaker. Others were taped fully at the time and rerecorded to edit out commercials and such later. Pity. One collector had a timer set-up and a direct connection to his tape machine. Fortunately the radio was usually tuned... Topics: Bob and Ray, radio, comedy
Bob interviews a diet expert. Tex buys old sweepstakes tickets. Mr. Tracely, the kindly old investigator, attempts to solve The Blonde Dog Murder Case. Topics: Bob and Ray, Comedy, Satire, Old Time Radio, OTR
Ray has to do the show without Bob because Bob is out sick. Ray sings a love song. In case Bob is listening in on the show, Mary McGoon wants to tell him of a recipe for duck fat that might cure him. Topics: Bob and Ray, Satire, Old Time Radio, OTR
The script gets mixed up for this episode of "Linda Lovely". A couple of stories to show that Truther is Stranger than Fiction. Topics: Bob and Ray, Bob Elliott, Ray Goulding, Satire, Humor, Old Time Radio, OTR
Through the magic of radio, Bob and Ray visit the North Pole to interview one of Santa's helpers. Mary McGoon has gift and dinner suggestions for Christmas. Topics: Bob and Ray, Bob Elliott, Ray Goulding, Comedy, Old Time Radio, OTR
While Bob and Ray discuss the last evening's Christmas party, they discover one of the drunken party guests never left. An episode of "Jack Headstrong: All American American." A visit to Aunt Penney's Real Life Kitchen. Topics: Bob and Ray Show, Bob Elliott, Ray Goulding, Comedy, Satire, Old Time Radio, OTR
Bob and Ray try to report the baseball play-by-play as it comes in the studio by teletype. The Question Man answers a listener's question. Ad for The House of Television. Ad for a men's clothing store. Topics: Bob and Ray, satire, Bob Elliot, Ray Goulding, Old Time Radio, OTR
30-minute weekly radio program for November 2, 2010. The people of the Third World are kept poor--by institutions of the "global North"--so that our very rich may become still richer. British journalist JOHANN HARI argues this case, using the recent history of Haiti as example. In a talk from the early 1990s, MICHAEL PARENTI concurs, offering examples from Haiti and several other countries. I suggest that the Powers That Be are pushing the U.S.A in the same direction as Haiti.... Topics: Haiti, capitalism, neoliberalism, Third World, imperialism, Michael Parenti, Bob and Ray, Johann...
The second show was broadcast on New Year's Eve 1988, to again ensure no one was listening!! Included are Jerry Grahamcracker getting a flat tire, a rare "lost old radio show" transcription of "Johnny Casino", Will Dunne's Egg In The Box restaurants, and music by Mrs Miller and Leonard Nimoy. Topics: Dogtown City Limits, KALX, satire, Bob and Ray, SCTV, old radio, Leonard Nimoy, Mrs. Miller,...
The premiere episode of "Dogtown City Limits", on college/community station KALX, broadcast on Dec. 24, 1988 - begins with a rant about the state of commercial radio and the desire to "Save Radio!", introduces characters like Mel Sarcasm and Jerry Grahamcracker, and an interview with one of Santa's elves, and the first-ever "Leonard Nimoy Theater". "Dogtown City Limits" was a satirical college radio show in the late 80s/early 90s. It was produced with no... Topics: Dogtown City Limits, KALX, satire, Stan Freberg, Bob and Ray, SCTV, old radio, college radio,...